Animal Stamp of Sweden

Sweden which a Lapp did an ex-chief priest of became to be widely known since it came to perform a pirate / public interest activity in the viking times after the ninth century. It paid Finland to a follower in the thirteenth century, but it was incorporated Norway in the Denmark-led kingdom together in the end of the fourteenth century and restored independence in 1532. It ruled over Baltic Sea again and expanded the territory afterwards. However, it did cession of Finland in Russia from 1809, and the territory was reduced. The Napoleonic Wars defeat back formed Norway and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, but Norway became independent in 1905, too, and a current country was decided.
Birds stamp was issued frequently in 1984, 1992, 1993, 2001 and 2003 years by this Sweden. Highly dignity became the one of the favorite stamps.

1984.11.29 Bird Christmas Stamp
Coccothraustes sp.
Bohemian Waxwing
Bombycilla garrulus
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Dendrocopos major
Eurasian Nuthatch
Sitta europaea

1992.10.3 Bird Stamp
Western Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa
Common Merganser
Mergus merganser
Common Shelduck
Tadorna tadorna

1993.8.26 Bird Coil Stamp
Red-breasted Merganser
Mergus serrator
Velvet Scoter
Melanitta fusca
Tufted Duck
Aythya fuligula
Common Eider
Somateria mollissima

2001.3.22 Bird Coil Stamp
Northern Lapwing
Vanellus vanellus
Eurasian Magpie
Pica pica
European Herring Gull
Larus argentatus
Long-tailed Titmouse
Aegithalos caudatus

2003.10.4 Bird Booklet Pane Stamp
Pied Avocet
Recurvirostra avosetta
Horned Grebe
Podiceps auritus
Black-throated Loon
Gavia arctica
Great Crested Grebe
Podiceps cristatus

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